How To Blend Herbal Teas | Charlene Rossiter | Skillshare
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6 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Introduction To Herbal Tea Blending

      1:04
    • 2. Common Teas

      5:26
    • 3. Tea Brewing Basics

      2:43
    • 4. Steeping Herbs

      1:23
    • 5. Herbal Blends

      5:54
    • 6. Thank You

      0:16

About This Class

-Learn about the origins of the common teas and about their many health benefits.

-Identify and learn the benefits of 43 different herbs, flowers, roots, seeds and barks that can be blended into healthy herbal teas.

-Download a PDF ebook with beautiful photos of the 43 different herbs that you can download for easy reference.

-Learn the basic tea blending principals.

-Learn 13 different herbal tea blend recipes that you can put together at home to enjoy.

Transcripts

1. Introduction To Herbal Tea Blending: herbal tea blending By Charlene Rossiter. Some benefits of tea next to water tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. T is a nutritious beverage that contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, Polly finals and so much more healthy properties. There are both caffeinated and non caffeinated teas, making it perfect for any time of the day. From morning to night. Herbal teas can help manage and protect against many common health conditions. This course will teach you about the origins of common teas and their many benefits. Identify and learn the benefits of 43 different herbs. Flowers, roots, seeds embarks that can be blended into healthy herbal teas. Learn the basic T blending principles. Learn about 13 different herbal tea blend recipes that you can put together at home to enjoy. Now let's get started. 2. Common Teas: common cheese. The following slides will list the most common teas and the benefits of each T. All the teas in this section contain caffeine, always by your tea from a reputable source that does not use chemical pesticides. Try to avoid teabags, as most are bleached, instead tried to source loose leaf and steep it in a T ball. Black, green, long and white T are all made from the same shrub called Camelia Sinensis. Each T is processed differently in our grown in different regions. White tea is considered the youngest tea, with the leaves being the least oxidized and the most oxidized being black tea, which is fully fermented before the final heating process. Processing T can include crushing, rolling, roasting and steaming the leaves. This processing AIDS in the oxidation process. Green tea. Green tea originated in China and India. It has been consumed for centuries for its mild taste in many health benefits. Green tea contains Polly funnels, which have been shown to be helpful for many types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, bladder, colorectal, lung, prostate, skin, stomach and throat cancer. Polly finals may not only kill existing cancer cells but may prevent new ones from forming green tea may increase your body's ability to burn fat quickly and boost your metabolism. Green tea can help reduce your blood sugar levels and protect from developing type two diabetes. Green tea contains catkins, which are any oxidants. They can protect cells from free radicals and protect cells from damage. Green tea that is good quality is considered one of the healthiest beverages to drink daily . Make sure you choose your tea from a reputable source that does not use chemical pesticides . Black tea. Black tea originated from China. It differs from white and green tea because the tea leaves are allowed to fully oxidize before being processed. Black tea has slightly more caffeine than green and white tea. Drinking Bach T can help reduce the formation of plaque in your mouth due to the poly finals, which inhibits the growth of bacteria in the mouth. It can also help to keep your breath Fresh. Black tea may help lower your risk of stroke if you're consuming three cups daily. Black tea has phytochemicals that have been shown to be beneficial for bone health. Black tea contains an amino acid called Alfie, a nine, which has a relaxing quality. It can help lower stress levels and improve concentration. Black tea contains elk la mime antigens, which can strengthen your immune system, which in turn can help you avoid contracting. Common illnesses such as colds and flu's black tea also contains tannins, which can improve digestion. White tea White tea originated in Asia and is the least process. T. White tea can elevate your energy levels. It contains the least Amona caffeine of the true teas, but can make you feel energized and refreshed. Naturally, White T can contribute to a clearing, even complexion, because it is rich with any oxidants and has antiseptic property. White tea can help with skin conditions. Such a Zach Seema Psoriasis Amro's atia. Due to its anti inflammatory properties. Wait, she can help and weight loss By speeding up the metabolism and burning excess body fat, it can help the body absorb nutrients more efficiently. Wait T is the least process of the true teas and therefore contains the most amount of cat Akins in antioxidants. It can help lower blood pressure and protect cells from damage. Wait t can strengthen collagen in the last in in the body due to its high fennel level. This helps in preventing wrinkles and sagging skin. Who Long t Long t originated from China, and it is considered a semi oxidized T. Long T shares most of the same benefits as the other true tease. It contains Polly Finals Catkins finals in antioxidants. It also contains minerals and vitamins, making it a very healthy beverage. Yulianti may help brain function, improving cognition and memory. Long T also keeps bones and teeth strong due to its high antioxidants level. 3. Tea Brewing Basics: Tea brewing basics, loose leaf or teabags. Loose leaf tea in general is comprised of larger whole pieces. Whereas tea and tea bags tends to be ground finer almost to the consistency of dust. This causes the tea to go stale much quicker than the larger whole pieces found in loose leaf. When burn a cup of tea, you need to steep loose leaf longer than the finely ground t0 found in tea bags in order to bring out the full flavor of the tee. Teabags may be more convenient to store, use and throw away. Loose leaf tea needs to be stored in air-tight containers and requires more steps such as measuring out the T using a T ball or a strainer and composting the loose T1a husband used. Teabags can contain plastics that can release micro plastics into your cup of tea. If you do choose teabags, ensure that they are free of plastics, compostable, and not bleached. Also be aware of teabags that had been sealed by glue. Ideally, they should be folded over and held together with a small metal closure. The taste is usually better with loose leaf tea and it tends to be of higher quality than the t put in Tibet. The ground t0 can lose its essential oils and aroma, causing a flat tasting bitter cup of tea. If you prefer the convenience of tea bags, you can purchase plastic free bags and fill them yourself with loose leaf tea. Water temperature. The following are the ideal water temperatures to brew each type of tea. For herbal teeth. 208 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit for green tea, 170 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit for white T, 170 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit for a black T 208 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit. And for long t a 180 to a 190 degrees Fahrenheit. Steep times. These are the ideal steeping times for each type of tea. Herbal tea, ten to 20 minutes, depending on the types of verbs used. For green tea, three-minute, white T, one to three minutes, black T three to five minutes. And along t, three to five minutes. 4. Steeping Herbs: Steeping her boobs. Tips for steeping hubs by good-quality hubs or grow your own. Look for pesticide free hubs from reputable sources. Use filtered water to steep your hurts. Us one to two teaspoons of dried herbs per eight ounces of boiled water. Make sure the hubs are completely saturated with water for best results. T balls in users, stringers or a French press will work well. Cover your cup or pilot while it is steeping the Hubs to keep in the Hubs beneficial volatile oils. Herbal teas can be stored in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Keep it covered so it does not lose potency. Steep times for types of verbs. Use these guidelines when choosing this steeping times for different types of hubs. For flowers, five to six minutes, for barks, 15 to 20 minutes. For seeds, 5-10 minutes leaves. Eight minutes in for roots tend to 20 minutes. 5. Herbal Blends: herbal blends making herbal blends experiment with different quantities of each herb. Everyone has very individual tastes. The following recipes will only list ingredients in each T, so try to blend your tea to your specific taste. Sometimes you will want to add more of one ingredient to achieve your health goals. Therefore, there are no specific measurements. I always start by using equal parts of each herb are. Then adjust the blood to my specific tastes or to address specific health issues. Always check the her jury. Using are okay for your current health. Some herbs should not be used while pregnant, and some should not be used with certain medical conditions. So always do your research into possible side effects and precautions for each herb you choose to incorporate into your tea. Bloods do not consume too much of one type of herb. Make many different blends, so you have a variety of teas to drink. Tips for making your own bloods number one. Start with herbs with a flowery milt, such as lavender cama, meal rose, calendula, etcetera. Number two. Next, add herbs to support your specific health goals. Based on the descriptions given in the herb section of this course number three. Next, add herbs that are complementary and flavor to your blend. Spices work well here. You will very much have to experiment with this step, as each blend is unique with the white assortment of herbs, flowers, spices, barks and seeds to choose from, each person will have preferred tastes. So adding your favorite herbs here will likely make a successful blend. Storing and consuming your herbal tea blends. I like to use glass mason jars to store my herbal tea blends. It is important to store them in a dark environment, such as a pantry or cupboard. Label your jars with the blends, ingredients and date herbal teas will last 2 to 3 years. When you are consuming your T, give the Mason jar a shake to mix the herbs thoroughly and spoon at one teaspoon of tea into a T ball or a tea strainer. Pour hot water over the herbs and let's deep for about 10 minutes. Remember to discard the used tea in the compost. I like to have many tea blends made so that there's a variety in the herbs that I am consuming. This will give you the most health benefits will ensuring you're not consuming too much of one ingredient. The following slides are the recipes I use and always have on hand calming tea. Blend lavender, nettle, lemon balm in skullcap, immune system boosting tea blend. Lemon balm Time catnip in euro Soothing tea blend spearmint, cama meal, skullcap, rose, calendula and catnip Rest ful. Sleep T blend. Holy basil passionflower skullcap and oat straw Healthy greens Tea blend fennel, nettle, alfalfa, burdock root in oat straw cough relief tea blend. Burdock root lib Eliud marshmallow root Any seed, digestive aid, tea blend licorice root spearmint, nettle cam a meal, hydrating tea blend. Rose petals, licorice root calendula, chickweed, spearmint, lemon balm, balancing tea blend lemon balm, nettle mother wort, horse tail mug wort and siege cooling tea blend. Dandelion leaf chickweed. Mother weren't violet leaf oat straw elder flowers in sage pregnancy tea blend nettle red raspberry leaves, red clover blossoms, dandelion root rose pedals, Alfalfa, An oat straw, breastfeeding tea blend Raspberry leaf Kim a meal, fennel venue. Greek in middle menstrual tea blend. Ginger root skullcap, cramp bark, passionflower, marshmallow root and spearmint 6. Thank You: Thank you for taking the time to take this course. I hope you have enjoyed it. Please check out my other courses for more great ideas on using herbs for beauty and health .